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[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1516094664937{padding-top: 2em !important;padding-bottom: 2em !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”What is a science festival?” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Modeled on art, music, and movie festivals, the Cambridge Science Festival makes STEAM part of the wider culture by illuminating the richness of scientific inquiry and the excitement of discovery.

The Festival’s collaborators – The MIT Museum, Harvard University, the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge Public Library, and the Museum of Science – reach out to K-12 students, the general public, and the science community, to excite and ignite curiosity.

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The Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is a celebration showcasing fun and the leading edge in science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math in our region.  A multifaceted, multicultural event, the Cambridge Science Festival makes science accessible, interactive and fun, highlighting the impact of STEAM in all our lives.

The Cambridge Science Festival offers a wide range of STEAM-related activities – lectures, debates, exhibitions, concerts, plays, workshops, etc. – over ten days at a variety of locations. Modeled on art, music, and movie festivals, the Cambridge Science Festival makes STEAM part of the wider culture by illuminating the richness of scientific inquiry and the excitement of discovery.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_section full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1517211343061{padding-top: 5em !important;padding-bottom: 6em !important;background-image: url(/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/gregszeto1-lungs-szeto-1-rgb.jpg?id=4359) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” bg_type=”bg_color” bg_color_value=”#003366″][vc_column parallax=”content-moving” parallax_image=”1542″ width=”1/2″][ult_content_box bg_type=”bg_image” bg_repeat=”no-repeat” box_shadow=”horizontal:px|vertical:px|blur:px|spread:px|style:none|” hover_box_shadow=”horizontal:px|vertical:px|blur:px|spread:px|style:none|” min_height=”300″][/ult_content_box][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1516088781059{padding-left: 6em !important;}”][bsf-info-box icon=”none” icon_size=”46″ icon_color=”rgba(10,10,10,0.2)” title=”Our Team” pos=”top” el_class=”align-info-left” heading_tag=”h4″ title_font=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat” desc_font=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:regular” desc_font_style=”font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;” title_font_color=”#ffffff” desc_font_color=”#ffffff” desc_font_size=”desktop:16px;”]This festival is a collaboration that has been at work for over 10 years.  Each of us is committed to bringing a fresh visualization of science in our community each year[/bsf-info-box][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”FAQs” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1516094588710{padding-top: 2em !important;padding-bottom: 2em !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_toggle title=”What the heck is a science festival, anyway?” style=”text_only” open=”true” custom_font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” custom_google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” use_custom_heading=”true”]Science festivals are public celebrations that offer a wide range of science, technology, engineering, art and math-related activities – creative exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, debates, workshops, concerts – over a period of several days, in a variety of locations.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”When will it be held this year?” style=”text_only” open=”true” custom_font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” custom_google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” use_custom_heading=”true”]Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 22, 2018[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Where is this crazy festival being held?” style=”text_only” open=”true” custom_font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” custom_google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” use_custom_heading=”true”]All over Cambridge, greater Boston and surrounding areas! 200+ events will be held in various venues across the city and beyond.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”So what would I actually do at this festival?” style=”text_only” open=”true” custom_font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” custom_google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” use_custom_heading=”true”]Well, at different events you’ll do different things. At some events, like plays and concerts, you’ll sit, watch, and be entertained. But at most events you’ll be participating, creating, and interacting. This is not show and tell… it’s show and do![/vc_toggle][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_toggle title=”Is the Cambridge Science Festival for kids? Families? Teens?” style=”text_only” open=”true” custom_font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” custom_google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” use_custom_heading=”true”]It’s for everyone! There are some programs specifically for kids and families, some just for teens and some just for adults.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Is it free or do I have to pay?” style=”text_only” open=”true” custom_font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” custom_google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” use_custom_heading=”true”]Many of the events at the Cambridge Science Festival are free and open to the public!… but not all. Check the schedule for ticket and reservation information.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do I get there?” style=”text_only” open=”true” custom_font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” custom_google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” use_custom_heading=”true”]Most of the events are accessible by public transportation. Please see the upcoming detailed schedule for exact locations. There is limited parking throughout Cambridge, including public lots in Kendall, Central, and Harvard Squares.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What should I bring?” style=”text_only” open=”true” custom_font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” custom_google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” use_custom_heading=”true”]Your curiosity!![/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_section full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1517294763566{padding-top: 0px !important;background-image: url(/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/gregszeto1-lungs-szeto-1-rgb.jpg?id=4359) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” bg_type=”bg_color” css=”.vc_custom_1517294872114{margin-top: 0px !important;margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-top-width: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-top: 2em !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}” bg_color_value=”rgba(0,0,0,0.5)”][vc_column][vc_column_text]

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